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100 days in office: Uzodinma, Imo govt rated low

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has been rated by a cross-section of citizens as he clocks 100 days in office. Uzodinma, a former Senator, was sworn-in on January 15, 2020, after his victory at the Supreme Court. On Friday, the Centre for Digital Information and Communication Management (CDCM), gave a …

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Northern Govs to send Almajiris back to states of origin

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) is set to repatriate Almajiris (beggars) to their states of origin. The measure is meant to contain the spread of coronavirus in the Northern region. Yahaya Sarki, the Special Adviser to Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State on Media disclosed this in a statement on …

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records 3 new deaths, first triple figure

Nigeria has recorded three new deaths and the first triple figure of coronavirus. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 117 new cases Tuesday night. The agency gave the update on Twitter. It was the first time that Nigeria’s toll crossed the 100-mark since the index case was reported …

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Toke Makinwa dares blackmailers to publish her nudes

Popular vlogger, Toke Makinwa, has dared those threatening to release her nude photos to do so. The social media influencer dared the scammers on her instagram account, tokemakinwa, on Tuesday. She accused some people of trying to use the situation of the country to blackmail others. Toke declared that she …

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Peter Obi rubbishes APC supporter’s claim of N650m mansion

Former Governor of Anambra State on Monday dismissed claims that he recently bought a new mansion. On Monday at 10:44 am, a Twitter user with 80,000 followers, Akinsola Ak (@cbngov_akin1) made the claim. Akinsola calls himself, among others, a “Social Media Strategist, Member APC Presidential Campaign Team (Strategic Comm)”. He …

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Abba Kyari was a close, long-time adviser to Buhari – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is mourning the death of Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. APC spokesman, Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement Saturday morning, described the deceased as one of Buhari’s “closest advisers” He said even in death, “the fond memories and indelible …

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Abba Kyari, Buhari’s Chief of Staff is dead

The Nigerian presidency, Saturday morning, announced the death of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, made the announcement in a statement. “The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, …

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